There is of Couse no such thing as world water day, it’s like all those other special days dreamt up by the United Nations marked only by a few. A little bit like World AIDS day these observances have become often mealy lip service decided by only the powerful in 5stars hotel, equally in paid conferences.
For over thirty five years ICROSS INTERNATIONAL has been working internationally on water borne decease prevention. More people die as a result of water related deceases annually, than from HIV related illness or war. Last year, over 3.5 million people died around the world, the majority being in Africa.
The ICROSS Country Director, Danny Ngwiri, and Program Director, Johnson Ole Maseker, welcomed back to ICROSS Programs Jennah-Louise Salkeld for the latest event in Jennah's Support Programs from our partners and friends in Australia. In this latest dynamic Support Program, Jennah is working with local communities in Singiraine and Lorgorsua.
We have lots of youtubes with more on the way this month. They began with an award winning one hour film made by Irish Television over a decade ago " When you say 4,000 goodbyes" https://youtu.be/oFWy25wncUs and more recently a series of youtubes including https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltxvGwmF1BI Keeping up with the latest platforms to share our work we are creating a series of multi media updates to coincide with our 37th Anniversary this month. We will keep you updated on the forthcoming books and short films
We are excited to announce this year volunteer intake application for 2016. The volunteer section on this website outlines the categories for volunteering in the international community for relief of starvation and suffering.
ICROSS launches a new fund raising programme developed by our Filipino partners based in Manila. The new set of designs of merchandise was developed to help promote the international community for relief of starvation and suffering. The full range of products will be shared over the next few weeks.
Doctor Brent Viray and Maycel have completed their first public health service program, with ICROSS, reaching all ICROSS community health programmes and have made significant contributions to all six ICROSS health centres.
The board of directors of ICROSS international and ICROSS Kenya wish all of our friends around the world a wonderful and fantastic holiday. Our special supporters have made 2015 one of our most successful years and continue to help us reach some of the poorest people on earth. To all of those who have often anonymously contributed to our many projects, our deepest gratitude and thanks.
Over 90 % of the world’s children living with HIV are in Africa. Over 75% of AIDS related deaths are in sub Saharan Africa. Of the 34 million people living with HIV 70 % live in Africa. For over the last 15 years ICROSS has been developing locally owned HIV projects and has successfully handed over 11 of 12 HIV projects.
In our latest collaboration partnering with Brasilian Jiu-Jitsu and NWI we are creating awareness of poverty and childrens health in our latest Charity seminar in London. Together with NWI Trustee Dante Tanikie-Montagnani we are sharing with new audiences the needs of the poor across Africa. We are extending the ICROSS family https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltxvGwmF1BI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5r0VW5zPmk We need your help to make this a success, please lend your support or donate directly through ICROSS here.
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